The Lost City of the Monkey God - Chapter 12: No Coincidences Summary & Analysis

Preston, Douglas
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Africo Madrid, the minister of the interior, and President Lobo were ecstatic that the Lost City of the Monkey God might have been found. They believed that the hand of God was at work, as Mabel Heinicke had met Lobo in church. After it had mapped T3, the lidar had finished its work, and Juan Carlos and Elkins presented their findings to date at a press conference that was televised to the nation.

Archeologists greeted the news with skepticism, however. For example, Rosemary Joyce, a professor at UC Berkeley, believed that the findings were hyped and that represented a discovery but not knowledge. When Preston met with her, she said that the White City was a myth and that any findings made by the lidar had to go through "ground-truthing." However, when Preston her sent her a lidar image of T1, she...

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